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Best Songs of 2014… So Far (Part 2)

It’s now time for the second part of my top 50 songs of 2014 countdown – see part one here.   25) Röyksopp & Robyn – ‘Do It Again’ Released: 28th April 2014   Charted: #75 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCbDVSwr_E4 A collaboration that no one was expecting, this is the best song in Robyn’s back catalogue and the most […]

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Single review: Dvbbs and Borgeous feat. Tinie Tempah – ‘Tsunami (Jump)’ (EP)

Taking the original track and adding Tinie Tempah’s distinctive vocals on top has made the bland instrumental much more exciting and memorable. Yes, the lyrics are pretty derivative with a rhyming dictionary and the clubber’s guide to making a generic club track being essential source material for the piece, but as a club-friendly number it […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (19th January 2014)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Armin Van Burren – ‘Who’s Afraid of 138?!’ (EP) Joined with a handful of remixes, this latest from Van Burren is an upbeat way to start this week’s music reviews with its thumping dance beat and get up and rave vibe. Lacking […]

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The best albums out in November

Christmas is nearly upon us, which means November is the last chance for some good new albums before December brings us a shipping container full of festive albums, greatest hits, reissues and anything else that might make for a decent stocking filler. So naturally, there’s some pretty huge albums coming out in November – including […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (27th October 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Aloe Blacc – ‘Wake Me Up’ Having appeared on the Avicii number one as an uncredited artist we now get his own take on it. It’s not a huge departure from the original, but forgoes the dance feel for a more straight-forward […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (4th August 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. AFI – ‘I Hope You Suffer’ The charmingly titled ‘I Hope You Suffer’ from AFI is a slow, lumbering, atmospheric track covering the well-trodden path of romantic breakdown. Resisting the temptation to go too screamo, the tempo gives it a sense of […]